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Dec 18, 2012 7:00pm EST
and wal-mart pulled the bush master assault rifle, the gun used in newtown. other gun dealers are seeing a surge in sales. >> reporter: assault rifles are flying off the shelves here. more than three million americans own an ar-15, the most popular assault rifle. >> people shoot for sport, most of the people that come in here. it's a fun gun to shoot. >> reporter: the ar-15 is the civilian version of the m-16 used by the military and it's the gun of choice in movies and video. it's also been used in some of the worst mass shoes shootings in history. last week a man used one to kill two people at a shopping mall in portland, oregon. in july it was used in the movie theater massacrein colorado. but friday's slaying at sandy hook elementary led to serious talk of a ban on the assault rifle. >> every time a tragedy happens, they bring it up again, but hopefully common sense will prevail and our rights won't be ininged. >> reporter: in chantilly, pey fox, 9 news. >>> on the fiscal cliff, no deal, at least not yet. with 13 days to go until the end of the year and the fiscal cliff, the white ho
Dec 17, 2012 7:00pm EST
to bring teddy bears. she no longer feels her children are safe. >> there's no way out. people ask us to not be paranoid, but how? >> reporter: there was no school today, so some parents brought their children to a local recreation center to have some fun. >> that's exactly what the kids need after such a terrible tragedy. >> reporter: crews are renovating an old school in a nearby town for students who survived the shooting. it's expected the building will be ready for classes later this week. sandy hook elementary remains a crime scene and it's not known if it will ever reopen. newton, connecticut. >> 18 more children, 6 adults still to be eulogized. >>> speaker of the house met with president obama to discuss the fiscal cliff. the two trying to close on a deal. agreeing to a higher tax rate on the wealthiest americans and an automatic extension of the federal debt limit. this is the third meeting in the past 8 days. the gop wants to see reform to entitlement programs like social security, medicare and immediate day cade. joining us to talk more is john delaney, who represents the
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
says there is a warning here for all of us. >> be very careful. it appears at least in virginia you have to watch very carefully what you say and what you opine. >> reporter: but the judge did not order perez to change a bunch of other nasty things in her review. >> that he charged for work that had not been done and that the workmanship was very poor. >> i stand by the work that i did. >> reporter: experts say lawsuits like this are rare, but online reputations now so important we may well see more. in fairfax bruce leshan, 9 news now. >> we have to tell you the experts do tell us the number of lawsuits like that one are still pretty small, but online reputations are now so important to restaurants, doctors, lawyers, contractors we may well see more of them. dietz says he may have lost nearly a million dollars from jane perez's nasty reviews. >>> not much progress, but a bit of promise tonight in our fiscal cliff notes. today president obama and house speaker john boehner spoke on the phone about the looming budget cuts, but as of now, no evidence there's any future negotiations
Dec 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
? >> absolutely. we can't allow to us go off the fiscal cliff. it would be disastrous for our economy, a self-inflicted wound. we've got to get it done and compromise and i think we should stay in a locked room until it's done. >> what about taking it a if he further, your paycheck. i get -- a step further, your paycheck. i get viewers that write in all the time and say hey. take their pay. >> that's not going to solve the fiscal cliff. >> that would give you some incentive, wouldn't it? >> just lock us in a room and we'll get it done. >> gerry connolly said look, the atmosphere up there now is a lot like the old high school lunch room with competing groups that don't really talk to each other. he said that's what it's like in the house do. you talk to your friends on the other side of the aisle in the senate? >> absolutely. we've had meetings every day. i'm convinced that we can find a way to come together and reach a compromise on this. we understand what it's going to be. we understand there's going to be some pain for paul of us, but it's going to be good -- all of us, but it's going to b
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
can for the caucuses that we have and the country that's waiting for us to make a decision. >> reporter: adding to the you are general see, 2 million unemployed americans will lose their parents on saturday if a deal is not reached. the nation's borrowing limit to finance its $16 trillion debt will be maxed out by monday. >> and the house will be back insession on sunday. that gives lawmakers about 24 hours to approve a deal. that's if they make one over in the senate. a few weeks ago we here at 9 news built a fiscal cliff soap box and went out and asked washingtonians to stand on it and sound off. now that we're within shouting distance of that cliff we thought it would be a good time to break out the soapbox once again so matt jablow packed it up and headed out to mcpherson square earlier today. >> reporter: what do you do for a living? >> i'm in the government. >> reporter: what do you make of this whole fiscal cliff mess? >> it seems like a against baby- sitting gig in a way. >> i'm really disappointed because, one, our lives are in other people's hands, and if you rais
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